Communications Specialist

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UHS Universal Health Services, Inc.
 Virtual
Posted: May 27 2016
Company Location: Brentwood, TN
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 15 Full-time, Paid

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Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Communications Specialist to manage our external and internal communications. You will promote a positive public image and control the dissemination of information on our company’s behalf.

Phenomenal communication and copywriting skills make a strong communications specialist. Experience in corporate communications and project management are important qualities too. Your enthusiasm and positive attitude will help you gain the trust of colleagues and external parties alike.

Responsibilities

Develop effective corporate communication strategies
Manage internal communications (memos, newsletters etc.)
Draft content (e.g. press releases) for mass media or company website
Organize initiatives and plan events or press conferences
Liaise with media and handle requests for interviews, statements etc.
Foster relationships with advocates and key persons
Collaborate with marketing professionals to produce copy for advertisements or articles
Perform “damage control” in cases of bad publicity
Facilitate the resolution of disputes with the public or external vendors
Assist in communication of strategies or messages from senior leadership

Requirements

Proven experience as communications specialist
Experience in web design and content production is a plus
Experience in copywriting and editing
Solid understanding of project management principles
Working knowledge of MS Office; photo and video-editing software is an asset
Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
Outstanding organizational and planning abilities
Proficient command of English
BSc/BA in public relations, communications or relevant field

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